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Sun Apr 10 2011

Confs: Cognitive Science, Historical Linguistics, Typology/France

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        1.     Florence Chenu , 4th AFLiCo International Conference

Message 1: 4th AFLiCo International Conference
Date: 08-Apr-2011
From: Florence Chenu <Florence.Chenuuniv-lyon2.fr>
Subject: 4th AFLiCo International Conference
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4th AFLiCo International Conference
Short Title: AFLiCo IV

Date: 24-May-2011 - 27-May-2011
Location: Lyon, France
Contact: Florence Chenu
Contact Email: Florence.Chenuuniv-lyon2.fr
Meeting URL: http://www.ddl.ish-lyon.cnrs.fr/colloques/AFLiCo_IV/

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Historical Linguistics; Typology

Meeting Description:

French Cognitive Linguistics Association : Fourth International Conference
(AFLiCo IV)
University of Lyon, France, 24th-27th May 2011

'Cognitive Linguistics and Typology: Language diversity, variation and
change'

This conference aims to bring together linguists engaged in cognitively-
oriented research with those working in a functional-typological framework
on cross-linguistic variation and on language description. The emphasis will
be on

(1) language diversity of both spoken and signed languages;
(2) inter- andintra-linguistic variation;
(3) language change.

The conference will bring together linguists working with various
methodological approaches and using various kinds of spontaneous and
elicited data, including spoken and written corpora, fieldwork data, and
experimental data.

Invited Speakers

- Danièle DuBois (University of Paris 6, France)
- Nick Evans (ANU College of Asia-Pacific, Australia)
- Harriet Jisa (University of Lyon 2, France)
- Maarten Lemmens (University of Lille 3, France)
- Laura Michaelis (University of Colorado, Boulder, USA)
- Ulrike Zeshan (University of Central Lancashire, UK)

Program :
http://www.ddl.ish-
lyon.cnrs.fr/colloques/AFLiCo_IV/PageWeb/pdf/AFLiCo_IV_prg_FR.pdf


Invited Speakers:

Danièle DuBois (University of Paris 6, France): 'Sentir' et 'dire': sémantique
des sens
Nick Evans (ANU College of Asia-Pacific, Australia): Grammatical diversity
and social cognition
Harriet Jisa (University of Lyon 2, France): Information structure in narrative
texts: a crosslinguistic developmental study
Maarten Lemmens (University of Lille 3, France): Inter- and intralanguage
variation in the domain of static location verbs
Laura Michaelis (University of Colorado, Boulder, United States): Syntactic
Innovation and Grammar Evolution: The Role of Constructions
Ulrike Zeshan (University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom): Sign
Language Typology - New evidence from sign languages in village
communities

The languages of the conference are English and French.

Registration deadline : APRIL 29th 2011



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